Just me, and my shadow

By Nancy Black I, for one, hope every Texas groundhog DOES see his or her shadow on February 2. I need some winter, people! This 70-degrees one day, and 27-degrees the next, does not count. I grew up in Dallas, and we used to have four distinct seasons of nature. Winter, spring, summer or fall, […]

AARP ready to help taxpayers prep

AARP ready to help taxpayers prep

Free in-person tax help is available Feb. 5 – April 16. The Dallas Public Library partners with AARP Tax-Aide to offer free in-person tax assistance through trained volunteers. Assistance is geared toward people with low-to-moderate income, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. People […]

Luncheon raises money for research

Luncheon raises money for research

Sons of the Flag, a Dallas-based organization that supports military, veteran and first responder burn survivors and their families through funding for innovative research, treatment and education, held its fifth annual Stars & Stripes Luncheon and Film Festival recently at Brook Hollow Golf Club. The luncheon served as a kick off for the organization’s Stars […]

Family tradition lives on through King

Family tradition lives on through King

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports The winner of the 27th annual Dallas Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Competition is Jasira King, a fourth-grader at William Brown Miller Elementary School. Competitors write, memorize and deliver the speeches based on the theme. This year, students were asked to provide their takes on “What would Dr. Martin Luther King […]

Hard-hitting drama faces timeless topic

Hard-hitting drama faces timeless topic

By Shari Goldstein Stern Playwright Lynn Nottage has earned a stellar reputation in Dallas theater. “Ruined,” Nottage’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winner for drama, thrilled Dallas audiences in 2017 when presented by Echo Theatre at the White Rock Bath House Cultural Center. Now Nottage brings her Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Sweat” to the Dallas Theater Center (DTC) through […]

Mother Nature uses lake as canvas

Mother Nature uses lake as canvas

East Dallas neighbor Susan Remele loves White Rock Lake. She shared this gorgeous photograph she took of the sun setting during the last day of 2018. Congratulations, Susan! You just won a $25 gift card to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your favorite original photo of the lake or its surrounding areas to editor@whiterocklakeweekly.com. You […]

Chili a great way to enjoy food, fellowship

Chili a great way to enjoy food, fellowship

What makes a good bowl of chili? Many Texans say meat, gravy and spice and no beans or other fillers. Other regions say, “You gotta have beans for a good bowl of red.” What do they say at Central Christian Church? “It has to taste good!” That is about the only rule for entering the […]

‘A Dog’s Way Home’ requires buying stock in Kleenex

‘A Dog’s Way Home’ requires buying stock in Kleenex

By Chic DiCiccio If you rank around a five on a dog person scale of one to 10, be sure to take a travel sized package of tissues into the theater to see “A Dog’s Way Home.” If you hit an eight, prep for what can best be described as an ugly cry. There isn’t […]

Quick Thai Green Curry Salmon

Quick Thai Green Curry Salmon

1 (13.5-ounce) can unshaken unsweetened coconut milk, cream and milk separated 1/3 cup Thai green curry paste 1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce 1 tablespoon turbinado or light brown sugar 1 cup water 2 cups sliced mushrooms 2 cups green beans, cut into 1-inch lengths 3 Roma or hothouse tomatoes, chopped 4 salmon fillets (about 6 […]

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